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Miranda Ayim

Miranda Ayim

Canadian women's basketball player
Miranda Ayim
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Canadian women's basketball player
Is Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America Canada
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 6 May 1988, Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada
Age 33 years
Star sign Taurus
Stats
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 73 kg
Education
Saunders Secondary School
Sports Teams
Pepperdine Waves
Canada women's national basketball team
Tulsa Shock
Orduspor
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Miranda Joy Ayim (born May 6, 1988) is a Canadian basketball player currently playing for Basket Landes in France. Ayim is a captain of the Canada women's national team and competed at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic games.

High school

Ayim attended high school at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ontario. She was a starter for the varsity each of her four years. She was on the honor roll all four years and graduated as the valedictorian of her class.

Pepperdine

Ayim played for the Pepperdine women's basketball team for the four years of her attendance. She set the school record for blocks, with 182 over her career. She scored 1377 points and recorded 735 rebounds, both of which were eighth best in school history. She earned all West Coast Conference as a players three times, as well as All-Academics honors for the conference three times, the first time a Pepperdine women's basketball player was so honored.

Canada national team

Ayim played on several of the Canada national teams in FIBA competitions. In 2007, she played on the team which participated in the FIBA Under-21 World Championship for Women and finished sixth. Ayim averaged 6.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. She was also on the team which participated in the FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women, finishing in ninth place. She averaged 9.8 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.

In 2012, she was selected and played for the Canadian national team which finished 8th in the 2012 Summer Olympics. She averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.

Ayim played for Canada at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women. She averaged 8.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, helping the team to a Silver medal at the event. She continued with the team at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, where she averaged 8.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Ayim was a member of the team which participated in the 2015 Pan American Games held in Toronto in July 2015. The team went undefeated and captured their first ever Pan American gold medal, defeating the United States 81-73 in front of a large home crowd.

Ayim played for Canada at the 2015 FIBA Americas Women's Championship, held in Edmonton. The team continued their undefeated summer winning the FIBA Americas title and qualifying directly for the 2016 Olympics.

Ayim became a two-time Olympian, representing Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Canada finished a 3-2 in the group phase and fell to France in the quarterfinal match-up, finishing in 7th place.

In 2017, Ayim captained Team Canada at the 2017 FIBA Women's AmeriCup held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The team went 6-0 in the tournament, defending their Americas title in a thrilling gold medal game against Argentina in front of a hostile and passionate home crowd. Ayim was named to the tournament All-Star Five team.

At the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, Canada finished with a 3-0 record in the group stage. Canada fell to a hosts Spain in the quarterfinal, ultimately finishing the tournament in 7th place.

Professional

Ayim was not selected in the 2011 WNBA Draft. She was signed to a training camp contract by Tulsa after returning from a year of playing professionally in Turkey.

Ayim played three years in Turkey from 2010-2013, before making her French LFB debut with Toulouse in the 2013-14 season. She moved to Basket Landes for the 2015-16 season, which also marked her EuroCup debut.

Team Canada Stats

YEAR TEAM CANADA GP  MPG   FG%   3P%   FT%   RPG  APG SPG BPG PPG
2005 Youth 5 12.40 0.18 0.00 0.29 4.0 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.2
2006 Junior U18 8 13.13 0.33 0.00 0.45 3.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 4.1
2007 Young U21 8 24.75 0.42 0.00 0.47 6.0 0.4 0.8 1.0 6.1
2007 Junior U19 8 26.88 0.43 0.00 0.25 9.8 1.0 1.1 1.1 9.8
2008 Development 3 20.77 0.69 0.00 1.00 2.0 0.3 0.7 0.7 6.0
2010 Senior 9 12.29 0.36 1.00 0.50 2.4 0.4 0.6 0.6 2.2
2011 Senior 13 19.31 0.45 0.00 0.69 3.5 1.2 0.5 0.7 6.6
2012 Senior 18 15.02 0.25 0.00 0.65 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.5 3.1
2013 Senior 18 20.76 0.41 0.25 0.70 4.7 1.4 1.2 1.2 7.1
2014 Senior 19 23.84 0.50 0.25 0.78 4.9 1.0 0.5 1.1 8.9
2015 Senior 17 19.19 0.53 0.50 0.48 4.5 1.2 0.6 0.6 9.3
2016 Senior 17 21.27 0.47 0.60 0.67 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.6 8.4
2017 Senior 6 22.47 0.47 0.25 0.75 6.3 1.3 0.5 1.0 8.2
2018 Senior 15 22.56 0.54 0.43 0.79 3.1 1.2 0.7 0.5 10.3

Professional Stats

YEAR CLUB GP GS  MPG   FG%   3P%   FT%   RPG  APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Alanya BLD 22 - 31.7 0.484 0.000 0.764 8.1 1.1 1.5 1.9 12.8
2011 Tulsa Shock 3 - 14.0 0.444 0.000 0.000 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 2.7
2011–12 Istanbul Uni 16 - 26.4 0.430 0.000 0.520 4.4 0.8 1.2 1.3 9.4
2012–13 Orduspor 27 - 30.7 0.540 0.000 0.790 10.2 1.2 2.2 1.6 18.1
2013–14 Toulouse 23 - 31.3 0.496 0.000 0.877 7.0 0.7 1.3 1.1 14.5
2014-15 Toulouse 28 - 32.9 0.470 0.040 0.550 6.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 14.0
2015-16 Basket Landes 44 - 23.93 0.45 0.10 0.83 4.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 10.0
2016-17 Basket Landes 37 - 27.09 0.53 0.08 0.72 4.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 11.0
2017-18 Basket Landes 43 - 30.22 0.49 0.03 0.73 6.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 12.0
2018-19 Basket Landes 37 - 26.32 0.53 0.29 0.73 5.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 13.0

Pepperdine University Stats

Source

YEAR SCHOOL GP GS  MPG   FG%   3P%   FT%   RPG  APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Pepperdine 33 13 19.5 0.500 - 0.661 3.9 0.5 0.6 0.4 6.3
2007–08 Pepperdine 28 28 31.5 0.557 - 0.727 8.7 2.1 0.9 2.0 13.1
2008–09 Pepperdine 28 27 27.9 0.464 0.333 0.765 5.4 0.2 1.5 1.0 11.5
2009–10 Pepperdine 32 32 32.2 0.447 0.192 0.702 6.7 1.1 1.6 2.7 15.0
Totals Pepperdine 121 100 27.6 0.484 0.219 0.712 6.1 0.9 1.2 1.5 11.4
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 11 May 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.pepperdinesports.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/ayim_miranda00.html
http://magazine.pepperdine.edu/2012/07/meet-the-olympians-miranda-ayim/
http://www.basketball.ca/files/2015-01/ayim_miranda_2014_bio.pdf
http://www.yorkregion.com/sports-story/1459985-london-s-miranda-ayim-centre-of-attention-for-canada-s-olympic-basketball-team/
http://archive.fiba.com/pages/eng/fa/player/p/pid/56767/sid/6233/index.html
http://archive.fiba.com/pages/eng/fa/player/p/pid/56767/pid2//sid/6592/tid/257/tid2//_/2013_FIBA_Americas_Championship_for_Women/index.html
http://archive.fiba.com/pages/eng/fa/player/p/pid/56767/pid2//sid/6242/tid/257/tid2//_/2014_FIBA_World_Championship_for_Women/index.html
http://www.wnba.com
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https://timetravel.mementoweb.org/memento/20161204/https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ay/miranda-ayim-1.html
http://archive.fiba.com/pages/eng/fa/p/rpp//q//pid/56767/_//players.html
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